All posts filed under: japanese cooking

Taco Rice タコライス (Recipe)

When Mr. S and I first move to Tokyo, we ate out almost every day because we had none of our pots, pans, and cooking utensils. Although we had some rental kitchen items, we were seriously tempted by the thought of exploring our new neighborhood, and […]

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back to SF, adventures continue

After spending the first half of the day in Yountville, Mr.S and I were welcomed back to a chillier, windier SF by that towering golden gate. We hit up American Rag over by Van Ness and Sutter to do a bit of vintage browsing. I […]


SF, day 1

Let me tell you, house hunting is a marathon event. It can really wear you down, especially when you have to walk everywhere (think hills in San Francisco). So, a girl’s gotta keep up her energy by eating well! After a late flight into SFO […]


wokked pods

Warning: These wokked little pods are highly addictive. During a recent chat about fun eateries (what else?) with a London-er, I was informed about a fast-food type eatery serving up delicious Japanese homestyle dishes called Wagamama. Its menu is based around speedy noodle and rice […]


bento, minus the box

Tonight for dinner, I Assembled a bento Box Meal of shiozake (salted Salmon), Asparagus in Dashi Broth with Egg, and Steamed rice topped with furikake (rice seasoning). Of course it Would have Been More authentic if Everything HAD Been nicely compartmentalized Within a cute bento […]

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